Projects: Healing the Wounds of Violence in Iraq: The Anonymous Wounded of Iraq

Leila Dier Hassan sustained severe injuries to her legs and arm when a rocket fell on her house during clashes between US forces and Mehdi Army militias. Her husband, son and daughter were killed in the attack. She is being treated in a program run by Medécins Sans Frontières (MSF) that cares for Iraqi victims of violence whose injuries can not be treated inside Iraq. The program is now beginning to receive patients from Yemen, Syria, Egypt and Libya in addition to Iraqis.Amman, Jordan.Photo © J.B. Russell
The Anonymous Wounded of Iraq, November 2011

Leila Dier Hassan sustained severe injuries to her legs and arm when a rocket fell on her house during clashes between US forces and Mehdi Army militias. Her husband, son and daughter were killed in the attack. She is being treated in a program run by Medécins Sans Frontières (MSF) that cares for Iraqi victims of violence whose injuries can not be treated inside Iraq. The program is now beginning to receive patients from Yemen, Syria, Egypt and Libya in addition to Iraqis. 

Amman, Jordan. 

Photo © J.B. Russell